Aaron Becker facts for kids
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Baltimore, Maryland, USA
|Alma mater||Pomona College|
|Genre||Children's literature, picture books|
|Notable works||Journey, Quest|
|Notable awards||Caldecott Honor (2014)|
Aaron Becker (born 1974) is an American writer and illustrator of children's books. He is best known for his wordless children's book Journey, which received positive reviews in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal and a Caldecott Honor in 2014.
Quest, the second book in Becker's Journey trilogy, was among a small group of children's books praised by National Public Radio (NPR) in anticipation of the announcement of the 2015 Caldecott Award nominees. Sam Juliano, in his popular Wonders in the Dark blog, also remarked on Quest's likelihood of Caldecott attention.
The final book of the trilogy, Return, was released in August 2016. Among the many publications reviewing the book were the Financial Times on 19 August 2016 and the New York Times on 26 August 2016.
Becker published "A Stone for Sascha" in May 2018. The book was reviewed by the New York Times Book Review, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, The Boston Globe, et al.
- Journey Trilogy (Candlewick Press)
- Book 1: Journey (August 2013)
- Book 2: Quest (August 2014)
- Book 3: Return (August 2016)
- A Stone for Sascha (May 2018)
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